Bobby Allen Jenkins


Bobby Allen Jenkins, 64, of Dillard, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 at the home of his sister, Elizabeth Bingham, in Mountain City, Ga.

Born Nov. 27, 1954 in Macon County, N.C., he was the son of the late Elcaney Jenkins and Viola Burrell Jenkins. He worked as a card tech for Parkdale and was on the Valley Fire Department for 40 years. He was also of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elecaney and Viola Jenkins; two brothers, Calvin Jenkins and Phillip Charles Jenkins; and by one sister, Kathy Lynn Jenkins. He is survived by a daughter, Crystle Jenkins of Nicholson, Ga. and a brother, Gordon Jenkins (Barbara) of Dillard, Ga.; one sister, Elizabeth Jenkins Bingham of Mountain City, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Jenkins of Lakemont, Ga.; and three grandchildren, Rayne Jayden and Piper Payne. Several nephews, nieces and cousins also survive.

Funeral services were held at the graveside ad Newman Chapel Cemetery, Otto, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 with Rev. Mickey Woods officiating.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made to the Valley Fire Department in Dillard, Ga., and/or to Amedisys Hospice, Toccoa, Ga.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online obituary and register is available at